Choreutis nemorana (Hübner, 1799)

fig-leaf skeletonizer

on Ficus

gall

larva, a caperpillar, later also the pupa, in a folded leaf margin.

hostplants

Moraceae, monophagous

Ficus carica.

notes

probably not really a case of galling: the leaf fold is kept in place by a lot of spinning.

references

Corley (2005a), Huertas Dionisio (2007a), Lendel (2017a), Mifsud, Falzon, Malumphy ao (2012a), De Prins & De Prins (2014a), Sonderegger (2011a).

14/05/2017

mod 10.ii.2018